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 The Center for Childhood Deafness, Language & Learning

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BOYS TOWN NATIONAL RESEARCH HOSPITAL’S CENTER FOR CHILDHOOD DEAFNESS, LANGUAGE AND LEARNING

INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN AS A CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR TREATMENT OF CHILDREN WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING, AND THOSE WITH COMMUNICATION DISORDERS.

THIS IS A PLACE WHERE NEW DISCOVERIES ARE APPLIED DIRECTLY TO PATIENT CARE

WHERE SCIENTISTS ARE EXAMINING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF EARLY IDENTIFICATION AND INTERVENTION EFFORTS

WHERE WE STUDY THE LANGUAGE INTERACTIONS BETWEEN A MOTHER AND A CHILD TO IMPROVE COMMUNICATION STRATEGIES

WHERE A LAB FOCUSES STRICTLY ON WORDS AND HOW TO HELP CHILDREN WITH LANGUAGE LEARNING DISORDERS DEVELOP A RICH VOCABULARY

THIS IS A PLACE WHERE FAMILIES COME TO FIND HOPE AND A SUCCESSFUL PATH FORWARD

WHERE HEARING AIDS ARE FITTED TO TINY EARS AND WHERE LITTLE EARS CAN BE MADE TO HEAR

WHERE EARLY INTERVENTION AND EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS ARE OFFERED TO PROMOTE OPTIMAL COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT 

WHERE COUNSELORS HELP CHILDREN AND FAMILIES COPE WITH THE CHALLENGES RELATED TO BEING DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING

WHERE FAMILY-CENTERED CARE ISN’T JUST A SLOGAN, BUT SOMETHING WE PRACTICE

THIS IS A PLACE WHERE STATE-OF-THE-ART TECHNOLOGY INCREASES OUR REACH TO HELP MORE CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

WHERE EDUCATORS CAN LOOK INTO OUR CLINICAL AND EDUCATIONAL SETTINGS TO SEE CURRENT USE OF HEARING TECHNOLOGY AND EDUCATIONAL PRACTICES IN CLASSROOMS AND THERAPY SETTINGS.

WHERE INFORMATION IS SHARED ONSITE, IN SCHOOLS, ONLINE AND ACROSS THE GLOBE

WHERE TOOLS AND RESOURCES ARE SHARED TO CHANGE HOW TEACHERS EDUCATE STUDENTS WHO ARE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

WHERE A DIAGNOSTIC CENTER SETS THE STANDARD ON HOW SIGN LANGUAGE INTEPRETERS ARE EVALUATED, EDUCATED AND HIRED

THE CENTER FOR CHILDHOOD DEAFNESS, LANGUAGE AND LEARNING

RESEARCH

EDUCATIONAL AND CLINICAL PROGRAMS

OUTREACH

INTEGRATED FOR ONE PURPOSE

TO CHANGE THE WAY AMERICA CARES FOR CHILDREN, FAMILIES AND COMMUNITIES
The Center for Childhood Deafness, Language & Learning at Boys Town National Research Hospital is internationally known as a center of excellence for applied research, early intervention strategies and rehabilitative services for children who are deaf or hard of hearing, and those with communication disorders.
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